April 12, 2021

How to generate subtitles on your Biteable videos?

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Biteable is marketers' favorite video editor. With its extensive animated and visual features and numerous templates, it's easy to create a promotional video in no time.

Yet, even though the platform provides a text editor for your videos, it lacks a built-in subtitle feature. And we know how important subtitles are from a marketing point of view.

That's why, here's how to generate subtitles on Biteable and save time on the process. You'll see, nothing could be simpler.

Why add subtitles on Biteable?

Biteable is popular among professionals for its large stock of templates and video clips. With these resources, they have little trouble creating communications, ads or content videos for a large audience.

The platform also provides an intuitive tool to add animated texts, and thus illustrate videos in an interactive way. But this feature doesn't really help to create subtitles and increase the accessibility of your medium-length videos.

However, there are many benefits to expect from subtitles:

  • Subtitles improve the viewing and engagement rate of your videos, with a greater visual impact on social media (especially for playback without sound).
  • You share your video to a diversity of languages and nationalities around the world.
  • Your users are more likely to interact with your discussions, reacting on what you are saying.
  • You allow people who are deaf or hard of hearing to understand your content.
  • You improve the referencing of your pages, especially with the transcription of your content.

Sounds interesting ? We'll explain a way to create them quickly.

Biteable subtitles: the different solutions

There are actually only two ways to add subtitles to your Biteable video. Either you use the text creation tool to transcribe your video manually. Everything is explained here.

Either you use an automatic subtitle solution to burn subtitles into your video. The benefits of these tools is that they automatically detect and generate your video transcript. Thanks to their voice recognition technology, you save time and automate much of your work.

You can also use professional captioning professionals. If you have the means or a large volume of video, this is the trusted solution to take charge of your project.

Here we present our professional solution Checksub, which combines automatic technology and professional expertise. Maybe it can help you!

How to use an automatic subtitle generator on Biteable?

As speech-to-text technologies have become widespread, many automatic subtitle solutions have appeared on the market. Supporting transcription, audio/video synchronization and even foreign language translation, they provide fast, high-quality results.

Among them, our solution is particularly well suited for subtitling on Biteable. It helps you to :

  • Automatically and accurately transcribe your videos (advanced speech recognition API)
  • Collaborate with professional subtitlers and translators to manage your video project.
  • Translate your video into more than 128 languages (translation based on in-depth learning)
  • Easily change and customize the appearance of your subtitles

Here is the step-by-step method to use it :

1# Upload your video on the interface

To get started, login to the Checksub platform. By logging in, you will then be able to upload your Biteable video that you have previously exported. Select your content and indicate its original language. You can also choose between several languages to make a translation if necessary.

checksub interface

To try the platform, you have one hour free. If this is not enough, you can buy credits at a low price.

The API will then perform the speech recognition and provide you with the result in a few minutes.

2# Check and optimize the transcription

checksub's new editor

When the result is ready, you can click on the language of your video and access the dedicated subtitle editor to check and optimize the synchronization.

3# Export your subtitled video

Checksub customization subtitle editor

When you are satisfied with the result, you can then directly recover your video with the subtitles embedded. Just press "Export" and then "Video Exportation" to download the file. That's it, you can then broadcast this file on all your video platforms and social networks!

Asking for professional subtitle services

As you can see, creating subtitles is still quite complex. This is even more true if you have a large volume of Biteable video that are difficult to transcribe (ambient noise).

Fortunately, there are also professional services that can take care of your Biteable video projects. With the help of proven human expertise, they will deliver your projects in a short time and with high quality. For example, our subtitling experts are at your service!

That's it, you now know everything about subtitling on Biteable. We hope it helps you improve the ROI of your video content and ads!

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